is a journal for the serious martial arts enthusiast [its] newspaper format
eschews gloss and trends to focus on the history and philosophy of martial
arts. It is filled with in-depth, accurate articles about the many aspects
of the martial arts. Dragon Times relies on prominent instructors
in the field to provide articles and information backed by expertise and
knowledge. The publication will benefit most those who have a base knowledge
of the martial arts. Recommended for any library where a serious interest
Notice! From March 2003, at the request of our distributor, Dragon
Times will evolve into a regular magazine format publication called Classical
Fighting Arts which will allow it to be more widely distributed. The publisher,
writers, and design team will be the same. All paid subscriptions to Dragon
Times will be honored in full, and existing subscribers need do nothing, they
will simply receive Classical Fighting Arts instead of Dragon Times from March
this year. Dragon Times currently has the second largest readership in the
U.S. and we hope that the change to a more upmarket format will help us grow
even more. We feel we have the very best writers in the business and welcome
the opportunity to give their work greater exposure. Click
for further details.
production team at Dragon Times/Classical Fighting Arts magazine.
current issue #23 includes the
Martial Arts and The Power of "Ch'i"
by Harry Cook.
The Truth about Taekwondo (Part 3)
by Robert Dohrenwend Ph.D.
First Day Covers
by Charles Goodin.
Silver and His "Paradoxes of Defence"
by Harry Cook.
The Kempo of Kume Village
by Joe Swift.
Chinese Martial Arts Manuals
by Brian Kennedy and Elizabeth Guo.
JKA Shotokan Karate - Thoughts from Japan
by Dr. David Hooper Ph.D.
Nakazone Genwa, His Life & Work
by Mario McKenna.
40 tabloid (11"x 17") pages crammed
with the best martial arts reading material in the world for just $3.95
America's fastest growing martial arts
publication because of the quality of its writers and its content. It does
not have glossy covers, lurid headlines, nor does it make make sensational
claims. If you are really " in to" martial arts, our publication
is your natural choice.
but friendly Printed on newsprint by really nice people at a small press in Santa Barbara,
California. This saves money and allows us to publish much more in each edition
than the glossies, at least six strong articles as well as a unique mix of
interviews, reviews, and reports. It also allows our art director to work
with a really big 11" x 17 page size for maximum design creativity. Read
our articles, examine our photos, you will be agreeably surprised.
of Exceptional Quality Written by some of the best writers on martial arts in the world including:
.Robert Dohrenwend, Ph.D (U.S.)
. Harry Cook BA, (U.K.)
. Graham Noble, B.Sc. (U.K.)
.David Hooper, Ph.D (Japan)
. Guy H. Power, MA (U.S.)
. Charles Goodin, MA (U.S.)
.Mario McKenna, MS (Canada)
. Charles Swift, B.Sc (Japan)
. Brian Kennedy, (Taiwan ROC)
.Elizabeth Guo, (Taiwan ROC)
. Akihiro Omi, BA (U.S.)
... and others.
Traditional but Progressive
Dragon Times is principally dedicated to
the martial arts of Japan, China, and the Okinawan Archipelago, we are open-
minded to the extent that we often publish articles on related subjects from
outside our area of specialization. From time to time therefore you will find
within our covers material on Boxe Francaise-Savate,
Thai Boxing, English Prize Fighting, European Fencing, and other legitimate
Backed by a technical advisory group of great ability including;
Morio Higaonna 9th Dan; Shinyu Gushi 9th Dan; Kiyoshi Yamazaki 7th Dan; Yukiyoshi
Marutani 7th Dan; Toshio Kuramoto 6th Dan; Hideharu Igaki 6th; and many others.